Behind meetings, interruptions and rework are the leading causes of wasted time for many GFOA members. Our poll showed that more than a quarter of respondents rated interruptions as the most annoying source of lost time at work—again, right behind meetings. Rework—when you have to do a task over again because it wasn’t done right the first time—is pretty annoying as well and is a frequent consequence of interruptions.
Here is a checklist with 5 recommendations to minimize interruptions and 5 recommendations to avoid rework.
- Publication date: October 2022